Archive for October, 2010

Malibu

October 24th, 2010 by alephnaught

Malibu

We took our friend to Malibu today – not the nicest weather for a trip to the beach, but the Pacific is almost always majestic. Here’s a really bad video of some surfers – two made it to the end of the wave: We went to the pier and then to Malibu’s downtown – that […]

Chinatown and Little Tokyo

October 23rd, 2010 by alephnaught

Chinatown and Little Tokyo

We have company visiting and she wanted to go to Chinatown, so we headed out. After shopping for a couple hours in the Dynasty mall there (it’s a huge indoor shopping area with a bunch of vendors selling clothes, toys, housewares, etc.) we headed to Little Tokyo for another hour of shopping. While we were […]

Portrait of Iggy

October 10th, 2010 by alephnaught

Portrait of Iggy

Aviva took Iggy to have his portrait photographed at a local pet store: Translate

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Review: Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs by Jan Reid

October 9th, 2010 by alephnaught

Review: Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs by Jan Reid

Title: Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs by Derek and the Dominos (Rock of Ages) Author: Jan Reid Hardcover: 160 pages Publisher: Rodale Books (November 28, 2006) Language: English ISBN-10: 1594863695 ISBN-13: 978-1594863691 I found this book while searching the stacks at Book Soup; I thought it would be interesting to learn more about the […]

Recap of the #140conf in Los Angeles

October 8th, 2010 by alephnaught

Recap of the #140conf in Los Angeles

I arrived at the Henry Ford Music Box Theatre 15 minutes before registration – I’ve lived in LA long enough to know you leave early if you want to make sure you arrive on time, thank you LA traffic. The theatre is a very cool place; I was most impressed with the interior, which is […]

TriMirror – Crowdsourcing fashion

October 3rd, 2010 by alephnaught

TriMirror – Crowdsourcing fashion

I found TriMirror (http://www.trimirror.com/), or perhaps it found me, thanks to @Bellpopping.  I’ve been dabbling in fashion related web stuff for a while now – I was a beta member of Swirl and I’ve started watching the Rachel Zoe Project and subscribed to her newsletter, among other bits. When Basya suggested I take a look […]

Aviva’s studio tour, part of VAST

October 3rd, 2010 by alephnaught

Aviva’s studio tour, part of VAST

VAST (Valley Artist Studio Tour 2010) was this weekend; sponsored by the San Fernando Valley Arts Council, VAST gives its members an opportunity to show off their work and invite non-artists into their studios.  Last night was the reception for the event – quite a number of people showed up, the food was good, and […]